Senior IT Auditor - Medical Devices

New Jersey (US)
$90,000 - $120,000
29 Sep 2016
29 Oct 2016
Job Type
IT Audit Senior
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

Gresham Hunt have partnered with a leading Medical Devices firm in New Jersey and we are currently looking for a Senior IT Auditor to join their global IT Audit team.

The successful candidate will plan and report on internal audit activities to provide assurance on the adequacy, appropriateness and effectiveness of the Information Technology (IT) internal control environment, risk management framework and compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Primary responsibilities

  • Plan and perform IT audit assignments to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, business processes and related controls 
  • Prepare detailed working papers that evidence the work performed and any issues that arise 
  • Draft, prepare and submit audit findings and present them to senior management 
  • Facilitate ad hoc reviews and act as an IT subject matter expert to ensure alignment with best practices 
  • Collaborate with and support internal and external stakeholders by sharing expertise and providing accurate and timely information related to audit status and/or other inquiries
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and contribute to on-going key risk indicators for IT environment, industry technology risks and general insurance industry practice 
  • Perform project assignments and ad hoc requests as directed, completing the activities within established timelines      
  • Support junior auditors by communicating and managing implementation of required changes, resolving escalated issues and transferring knowledge of best practices 
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt company values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


  • IT auditing experience; Manufacturing industry experience; increasing levels of responsibility


  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)


  • Working knowledge of IT Governance, COBIT Framework, COSO
  • Working knowledge of IT general controls; system development lifecycle methodology; and applications controls
  • Working knowledge of emerging technology such as wireless, cloud computing, etc. 
  • Working knowledge of risk-based analytics of business finances and operations, and data sources that drive the analytics 
  • Working knowledge, skills, and experience in the principles and practices of technology, IT industry trends, IT infrastructure, IT service management processes and controls, internal auditing, accounting, and financial and operational environments


  • Analyze complex risks to ensure organizational competitiveness and satisfaction of established long-range objectives; evaluate causal relationships
  • Utilize effective research and investigative strategies and best practices
  • Analyze and synthesize data to form options and recommendations
  • Communicate outside and across the organization and share information as a positive aid to achieve best practice and objectives
  • Effectively and efficiently present logic, reasoning, and analysis to others
  • Build long-term collaborative working relationships with senior managers


  • Work with technology and choose the appropriate technological tool for a given task
  • Use internal and external resources to gather, analyze and reorganize information
  • Motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach to team involvement 
  • Influence team dynamics and utilize the individual strengths of each team member to achieve results 
  • Support the needs and goals of a customer and actively look for ways to meet them
  • Develop open communication, cooperation and knowledge sharing with key stakeholders